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  • Russell Corbould-Warren
  • Head of Insurance EMEA
  • Uber, Netherlands

After 17 years experience in technical and senior leadership roles with Allianz, Europ Assistance and Zurich, Russell is now leading Uber’s work to transform insurance protections to benefit the millions of customers who use the Uber platform in Europe, the Middle East and Africa each day. 

Russell has wide personal experience from within the insurance profession of the structural challenges to innovation faced by the industry (most recently as Commercial Underwriting Director for Zurich Municipal, Head of Technical Underwriting for Zurich’s UK General Insurance business and Head of Underwriting Transformation) and has spent the past 6 years innovating “from the inside”.  

Now with Uber at the cutting edge of the Future of Work and the Gig-economy he is building new strategic partnerships with established Global Insurers and FinTech startups who can match the pace and scale of Uber to design new insurance protections that leverage the best mobile technologies and bring much needed innovations in insurance protections across across EMEA

Russell is an Honors graduate from the Durban University of Technology and a member of the UK Chartered Insurance Institute.